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Humanae vitae: always a Prophetic Document

By Anne Lastman--- Clearly, the most controversial encyclical of the 20th century was the 1968 document Humanae vitae (On the Regulation of Birth), in which Pope Paul VI restated the Church’s teaching that the use of contraception to frustrate conception is gravely immoral. With so

Pope Francis released from hospital returns to Vatican

The Pope leaves Gemelli hospital on Wednesday morning and visits the Basilica of Saint Mary Major to pray before the icon of the Virgin Mary Salus Populi Romani before returning to the Vatican just before 12 pm. Alessandro De Carolis - Vatican City The Director

Quiet day for Pope Francis who gradually begins activities again

Pope Francis continues his hospital stay following his surgery last Sunday. He expresses his gratitude to the Gemelli Hospital medical staff caring for him and his closeness to all who are suffering. Vatican News The Director of the Holy See Press Office, Matteo Bruni, issued

Latest medical update: Pope Francis continues to recover

Sunday evening's surgery lasted about three hours. He will most likely remain at Gemelli hospital for seven days.READ ALSO 04/07/2021 Pope Francis doing well after surgery 04/07/2021Pope undergoes scheduled colon surgery Pope Francis is doing well and is alert, according to a statement released by

On Samaritanus Bonus

A Letter from the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith --- Anne Lastman “In a way which respects and promotes the intrinsic human dignity of persons who are ill” (Samaritanus Bonus p5) These words open our hearts to the coming words of joy and

COMECE: Position paper on the Matic Report

Matić Report: COMECE calls on MEPs to be aware of the importance and complexity of the issue and to vote with responsibility The Secretariat of the Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Union (COMECE) released a position paper on the ‘Matić Report’ on Thursday 17 June

Accompanying Health Care Workers in the Context of the COVID-19 Pandemic

5 Video Conferences on: “Accompanying Health Care Workers in the Context of the Covid-19 Pandemic” June 8, 9 and 10, 2021 The health emergency caused by the Covid-19 pandemic has greatly stressed, at times to the point of exhaustion, health care workers. Engaged in their

Participation of the Holy See in the World Health Organization

Comunicato della Santa Sede, 01.06.2021[B0350] Lunedì 31 maggio 2021, l’Assemblea Mondiale della Sanità ha adottato, per consenso, la Risoluzione intitolata Participation of the Holy See in the World Health Organization presentata dall’Italia, che formalizza la partecipazione della Santa Sede ai lavori dell’Organizzazione Mondiale della Sanità in qualità

Roundtables about WASH in Catholic health care

Informative roundtables about WASH in Catholic health care facilities Informative roundtables about WASH in Catholic health care facilities: May 24, 26 and 27 Following the publication of the document Aqua fons vitae and the press release of March 21st, the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development is pleased to

Pope Francis to Vatican conference on Mind, Body and Soul

Pope Francis underlines the importance of interdisciplinary research for a better understanding of our human nature, in a video message for the Fifth International Conference dedicated to “Exploring the Mind, Body and Soul.” By Vatican News staff writer Pope Francis on Saturday sent a message

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